Browsing Archive: March, 2014

Collected Letters, Volume 1

Posted by Joel Heck on Sunday, March 30, 2014,
This update is the result of reading the first volume of Lewis's Collected Letters for accuracy, completeness, and the like. This reading resulted in a couple more dates in the chronology, a couple of minor corrections, and mostly more detail in the chronology between 1912 and 1931.
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Edwin Brown

Posted by Joel Heck on Sunday, March 9, 2014,
Ordinarily I wouldn't upload a new version just four days after the previous one, but this is different. I have just finished reading Edwin Brown's In Pursuit of C. S. Lewis, after owning it for seven years and never reading it until now. I recently learned that a lot of chronological information appears in the book, so I have incorporated nearly 3,000 words of information about publication dates, especially first American editions of Lewis's books. An occasional date is a new date, and lots ...
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The Abolition of Man

Posted by Joel Heck on Wednesday, March 5, 2014,
This post contains some additional details about Lewis's letters (from volume 1), an extra date or two, some entries from Edwin Brown's book, In Pursuit of C. S. Lewis, but especially one major change. Based on comments and research from Brenton Dickieson, who wrote to Oxford University Press, I have moved the publication of The Abolition of Man from Jan. 6, 1943 (before Lewis gave these lectures) to Jan. 6, 1944. There are other reasons for this change, including a letter of congratulation t...
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This is the latest Lewis chronology:

Chronologically Lewis August 30 2020.pdf Chronologically Lewis August 30 2020.pdf
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I have decided to include below almostall of the Spotlights that I have posted thus far, since they are often important, but little known, events in the life of C. S. Lewis. That file appears below, in case some readers have missed some of the previous postings. There are seven postings in that file, and I invite people to submit a candidate for the next posting.

All Spotlights.pdf All Spotlights.pdf
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The file that appears below lists all works of C. S. Lewis in chronological order (now 528 in number) in the location where they were first published or delivered (if spoken) as far as I am able to determine. Corrections are welcome. This version, slightly revised and added on May 13, 2020, includes a corrected date for "Transposition" on June 9, 1946.

TheCompleteWorksofCSLewis.pdf TheCompleteWorksofCSLewis.pdf
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This file describes what is happening in Oxford, Cambridge, the UK, and Europe at the time that Lewis writes his various poems, essays, and books, dividing the life and writings of Lewis by academic topic, i.e. English, Philosophy, History, etc. 

Intellectual History of Oxford and Cambridge.pdf Intellectual History of Oxford and Cambridge.pdf
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